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HIV and hepatitis

CARTER, Michael
NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
Ed
2006

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This booklet is aimed at people with HIV who also have hepatitis B or hepatitis C, viruses which can cause serious disease of the liver. It provides information which may help people discuss their health with their health care provider, but is not intended to replace health care

Adherence

NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
2005

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Adherence is the most important factor in the success of your anti-HIV treatments. This booklet explains why adherence is important and provides some hints on actions you could take to improve your adherence

HIV therapy

NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
2005

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"The British HIV Association (BHIVA) is the UK's professional body for doctors who care for people with HIV and AIDS. BHIVA produces guidelines on how the medical care of people with HIV should be managed. Recently, BHIVA has agreed revised practice guidelines for 2005/6 on the use of drugs given to treat HIV infection. This booklet has been written to help you decide what questions to ask your doctor about any course of treatment you might be considering. We don't intend for it to replace discussion with your doctor about treatment"

Lipodystrophy

NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
2002

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An informative booklet covering two problems that can occur with combination therapy: changes in body fat and changes in metabolism. Discusses potential causes, consequences, and treatments

Glossary

NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
2002

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Explains common medical and scientific words that are used to describe HIV medicine. Designed to help HIV positive people understand HIV therapies and their treatment options

Viral load & CD4

NATIONAL AIDS MANUAL (NAM)
2002

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Provides information about blood tests known as viral load and CD4 counts, intended to help HIV positive people decide when to start treatment, and to monitor the effects of treatment

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